Hyderabad: The Congress Legislature Party
(CLP) in Andhra Pradesh today adopted a resolution unanimously
requesting the All India Congress Committee (AICC) president
Sonia Gandhi to select its new leader in place of late Chief
Minister Y S Rajasekhara Reddy.
Kadapa MP Y S Jaganmonthan Reddy moved the resolution
which was adopted unanimously, according to Union Finance
Minister Pranab Mukherjee, who attended as the special
As many as 150 MLAs, 49 MLCs and 29 MPs attended the CLP
meeting. The meeting adopted a resolution paying glorious
tributes to Y S Rajasekhara Reddy, who was killed in a
helicopter crash on September 2. Another resolution was also
adopted paying tributes to the two pilots, chief security
officer and principal secretary who were killed along with
In a third resolution, the CLP condoled the death of
people in the recent floods in five districts of the state.